Call for ICP NEMA CONNECT scholarships

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For the coming 5 years, the IMaNema programme will collaborate with a new partner: the Master of Science in Plant Pathology at Moi University in Kenya. This programme has recently upgraded the nematology content in its curriculum and offers 3 new course units:

  1. Plant Nematology
  2. Practical Plant Pathology
  3. Insect Pests and Nematology

Our master programme and our partners will support this programme with:

  1. 3 scholarships for Kenyan nationals, including tuition fee for 2 years, 12 months scholarship allowance and a bench fee for the master thesis research
  2. 5 grants for short research stays at (intern)national partner institutes such as Ghent University, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, North West University, Stellenbosch University.
  3. Co-teaching and co-promotership
  4. Field visits with the NemAfrica team in a joint course unit for MSc Plant Pathology/IMaNema students in collaboration with CABI.

The application for admission and for 3 scholarships to the MSc in Plant Pathology is now open. Deadline for submission 15 June 2022, to start 1 July 2022.

The application procedure is 2-folded, online and should be done simultaneously:

  1. Apply for admission at Moi University. Choose for the application procedure for self-sponsored students. For further questions, please send an e-mail to sgs@mu.ac.ke
  2. Apply for a scholarship. First you need to register your e-mail address and choose a password, after which you will receive a link to your application form. Should you have any problems with this application, please contact nematology.gent@ugent.be

Be prepared to provide: your picture, BSc diploma and academic transcripts, 3 recommendation letters and a short CV (max. 2 pages)

More information about the content of the Master of Science in Plant Pathology can be found here.